Goa Legislative Assembly


Govt. Has Failed To Provide Jobs For Youth

Goa BJP MLA and Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo has lambasted his own coalition government for not doing enough to make government jobs available to the youth, claiming that people are “very disturbed” due to growing unemployment in the state. Lobo, who was one of the claimants to a ministerial berth […]

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Only Parrikar can decide about his resignation and nobody else

Deputy Speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo on Saturday said there are leaders to take over if Manohar Parrikar steps down, but maintained that no one can dictate Parrikar to resign as Chief Minister, either at the Centre or the local BJP. He also said that central leadership will soon […]


Aguada Jail will be named after Freedom Fighters; Calangute Freedom Fighter Square on the anvil

The North Goa Planning and Development Authority (NGPDA) has issued no-objection certificate (NOC) to Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) to start the work of converting the erstwhile central jail at Aguada, Sinquerim into a museum for which Rs 25 crore has been deposited into the government account, Calangute MLA Michael […]

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Our youth should know about the originality of Konkani music

The 200th episode of ‘Moinyali Manchi’, organized by leading Konkani cultural organization Mandd Sobhann was held at Kalaangann, Shakthinagar on Sunday, August 5. The event titled ‘Aput’ meaning pure, enthralled the music lovers with singing from various singers and musicians led by Eric Ozario, Gurkar Mandd Sobhann. Addressing the gathering, […]


Why is LED Fishing and Bull Trawling still being carried out despite the ban?

Stating that government has failed to enforce ban on LED fishing and bull trawling, Calangute MLA Michael Lobo, demanded with the government to form a House Committee to study as to why LED fishing and bull trawling are still being carried out despite the ban. “It is not a charge, […]

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Goan football clubs are on the verge of being EXTINCT

Deputy Speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo drew the attention of the House to how  young emerging talented players were missing out on becoming a professional football player due to lack of opportunities. “The football clubs are on the verge of being extinct, our local youth are restricted to playing […]


Goans are reluctantly giving up Indian citizenship; create more jobs to stop the exodus

Criticizing vehemently his own government for failure to provide jobs to Goan youth, Deputy Speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo, on Monday, said that the issue of unemployment has remained to be ‘unresolved’ in the state. “While Labour and Employment Minister Rohan Khaunte was in the opposition, he used to […]

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Make it mandatory for hotels to fit solar panels

Deputy speaker Michael Lobo on Friday told the legislative assembly that a law should be enacted making it compulsory for new hotels to fit solar panels on their rooftops. He was speaking during a discussion on the frequent power disruptions that have been affecting the state, a topic that prompted […]


Protect Goa’s image on world map; make sports a school subject

While demanding for periodical meetings of Panchayats, Police and Tourism Department, Deputy Speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo on Tuesday said that the Tourism Department should take strict measures to protect Goa image on the world map. Lobo also demanded that budget allocation for Tourism is less and should be […]

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Break drug nexus in Goa; Arrest suppliers of contaminated fish

Break drug nexus Deputy Speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo on Monday urged that there should be an investigation to check whether the State was being used as transit hub for exporting drugs and demanded that agencies should work together to break the drug nexus. “Recently drugs were seized at […]